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The Best British Short Stories of 1922

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An anthology selected and edited by Edward J. O’Brien and John Cournos with an introduction by John Cournos and Edward O'Brien.  

  • "Where Was Wych Street" by Stacy Aumonier  
  • "The Looking Glass" by J.D. Beresford 
  • "The Olive" by Algernon Blackwood  
  • "Once a Hero" by Harold Brighouse  
  • "The Pensioner" by William Caine  
  • "Broadsheet Ballad" by A.E. Coppard  
  • "Seaton's Aunt" by Walter de la Mare  
  • "The Reaper" by Dorothy Eaton  
  • "The Song" by Mary Edginton  
  • "A Hedonist" by John Galsworthy  
  • "The Bat and Belfry Inn" by Alan Graham  
  • "The Lie" by Holloway Horn  
  • "A Girl in It" by Rowland Kenney  
  • "The Backstairs of the Mind" by Rosamond Langbridge  
  • "The Birth of a Masterpiece" by Lucas Malet  
  • "Genius" by Elinor Mordaunt  
  • "The Devil to Pay" by Max Pemberton  
  • "Empty Arms" by Roland Pertwee  
  • "Lena Wrace" by May Sinclair  
  • "The Dice Thrower" by Sidney Southgate  
  • "The Stranger Woman" by G.B.Stern  
  • "The Woman Who Sat Still" by Parry Truscott  
  • "Major Wilbraham" by Hugh Walpole 

Narrated by Christianne Lupher, Alan Weyman, Sara Morsey, Sarah Bacaller, and Michelle Marie.

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  • Christi L
  • 02-10-2018

A sometimes humorous, sometimes pathetic, and sometimes creepy collection of stories

A fascinating peek back into the Britain of 1922, through the stories they themselves wrote and chose.

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